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Laguna Quilotoa

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“crater lake”(29 reviews)
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"crater lake"
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"the loop"
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"the bus"
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"take pictures"
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"per person"
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"walked down"
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"mule ride"
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"day trip"
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"steep trail"
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"local market"
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"beautiful landscape"
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"takes hours"
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"bring warm clothes"
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"stay overnight"
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"local food"
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"the black sheep inn"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a really good place to visit if you like amazing views. The crater lake is immense and you can walk down to the water if you wish (or take a horse as the altitude can be a struggle). There's several places to stay...More

Thank Suzie B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a day trip to Quilotoa from Latacunga to hike around the crater. The hike trail is rarely flat and there are some steep inclines made harder by the altitude, but the path is easy to follow. The views from the path are stunning...More

3  Thank George R
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I visited Quilotoa before spending 10 days on a boat in the Galapagos. Ironically one of the other travelers was on my boat. We had a great guide and stopped off at a local house in the mountains before. The hike down was not bad,...More

Thank Greg G
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Quilotoa is amazing! A beautiful natural wonder that is worth the trip to see. Plan ahead, take plenty of water if you're going to walk down to the bottom of the crater. It'll take between 30 minutes and an hour to get down and at...More

1  Thank Fa-HEE-tahs
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Quilotoa was the most amazing view I saw until now and one of my favorites places in Ecuador. if is sunny outside the water is incredibly blue and the clouds reflect on the water and if the sky is dark the color is dark green....More

Thank Oana V
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We walked the Quilotoa loop, and on the third day, after walking for 3,5 hours (mostly uphill) we reached the crater edge. The view at the top was amazing! Green water and an almost perfect circular crater. I would strongly recommend doing the loop, because...More

Thank Vincent K
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Quilotoa is one of my favorites places in Ecuador. The view is amazing. layer up, since it can be really warm and get really cold in minutes.

Thank Sabrihaldemann
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We knew when we visited Quito we wanted to set time aside to visit at least one of its many volcanoes. Quilotoa won us over because of all of the variety of activities we could do. The views in Quilotoa are spectacular! The hike down...More

Thank traveldoll_lz
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Must visit this laguna if you are in Ecuador. It is simply beautiful. If you have enough time, go around the crater for a trek. We went on a day trip with a tour company, so we had limited time to spend there. The hike...More

2  Thank Anuraga R
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Volcanoes are a common sight when you visit Ecuador and we decided to visit several of them during our visit. Although many of them are still active, Quilotoa hasn’t erupted for several hundred years. One if its last eruptions was violent enough to create the...More

Thank LivingTheQLife
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Legoanakin
9 August 2016|
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Response from QuilotoaShalala | Property representative |
Dear friend sorry for responding late. Well we recommend the Quilotoa Shalala Lodge
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Robert B
10 March 2016|
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Response from traveldoll_lz | Reviewed this property |
it is possible but the earlier you get there the better
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Zoedemey
3 December 2015|
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Response from traveldoll_lz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do this in one day. But i do recommend setting aside 6 hours minimum if you intend to hike and fully take it in.
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